Shanghai University of Engineering Science

Shanghai University of Engineering Science


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Introduction to Shanghai University of Engineering Science

Shanghai University of Engineering Science (上海工程技术大学, website) is a full-time ordinary university that develops in a coordinated and multi-disciplinary manner, including engineering technology, economic management, and art design. It is also a pilot construction units of “high-level local application-oriented universities” in Shanghai. In 2017, it was listed as the construction unit of doctoral degree awarding unit.

The predecessors of Shanghai University of Engineering Science were Shanghai Jiaotong University Mechanical and Electrical Branch, Shanghai Institute of Chemical Technology (incorporated to Shanghai Jiaotong University Mechanical and Electrical Branch in 1984) and Shanghai Textile Institute of Technology (renamed to East China Textile Institute in 1980). ). In 1985, Shanghai Engineering University was established on the basis of the above institutions. In 2003, Shanghai Advanced Technical School (founded in 1951) was integrated into Shanghai University of Engineering and Technology.

Shanghai University of Engineering Science has Songjiang, Changning, Hongkou and other campuses, covering an area of nearly 1,400 acres, with a total construction area of 480,000 square meters, total fixed assets of about 2.3 billion yuan, and teaching and scientific research equipment of about 800 million yuan. Existing Department of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering (School of Mechanical and Automotive Engineering, School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, School of Urban Rail Transit, School of Materials Engineering, Engineering Training Center), School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, School of Clothing, School of Mathematics and Statistics, School of Social Science (Marxism College, School of Social Sciences), School of Management, School of Air Transport (Flight School), College of Art and Design, China-Korea Multimedia Design College, Foreign Languages College, International Education College, College of Continuing Education, Higher Vocational and Technical College, Sports Teaching Department , Has a national experimental teaching demonstration center and a national virtual simulation experimental teaching center.

Shanghai University of Engineering Science is committed to deepening education and teaching reforms, innovating talent training models, and improving education quality. At present, it has 9 first-degree master degree authorization points, 3 master degree authorization degrees, 62 undergraduate majors (including professional directions), and nearly 22,000 full-time students, including about 3,200 postgraduates. All undergraduate majors of the school (except for Chinese-foreign cooperative education programs) implement a full credit system. The standard academic system is 4 years, and students can complete their studies within 3 to 6 years. The school adheres to the purpose of running a school based on modern industry and serves the economic and social development. It is guided by the development needs of modern industry, and discipline groups and professional groups are connected to the industrial chain and technology chain. The “four synergy” model of collaborative education, collaborative innovation, and coordinated employment, and the industry-academia cooperation education model of “three semesters a year, alternating between work and study” help schools to become the cradle for training outstanding engineers and engineering service personnel. Graduates have significant employment competitive advantages, are generally welcomed by employers, and the employment rate has remained above 98%.

Shanghai University of Engineering Science has 1 class III peak discipline in Shanghai, 1 class IV peak discipline, 11 provincial-level scientific research platforms such as collaborative innovation centers, R & D public service platforms, and engineering technology research centers, as well as advanced research institutes. In the past five years, the school has won a total of 139 National Natural Science Foundation projects, participated in 5 National Science and Technology Support Program projects, 41 National Social Science Foundation projects (including education and arts), and major research projects on philosophy and social sciences of the Ministry of Education. 1 item, 1 major project of the 13th Five-Year Plan of the National Development and Reform Commission, 2 national art fund projects, and 437 provincial and ministerial projects. He has won 15 Shanghai Science and Technology Awards, 5 Shanghai Philosophy and Social Science Outstanding Achievements Awards, 2 Shanghai Decision Consulting Research Achievements Awards, and 1864 patent authorizations. The National University Science Park is a comprehensive scientific and technological innovation platform for the transformation of school scientific and technological achievements, the incubation of entrepreneurial enterprises, and the cultivation of innovative and entrepreneurial talents.

Shanghai University of Engineering Science has made it a top priority to create a high-quality and high-level talent team. There are more than 1,850 faculty members, including more than 1,400 full-time teachers, and doctoral degree teachers account for more than 55%. More than 540 senior professional and technical positions. It has 4 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (including 3 academicians with dual appointments), 4 national high-level talent introduction programs, 1 national high-level talent special support plan leader, and 6 experts who enjoy special government allowances from the State Council. The school has set up three major talent programs, including the Zhihong Plan, the Ascension Plan, and the Spread Wing Plan. The cumulative funding for the past five years has reached 69.

Shanghai University of Engineering Science has established international cooperation and exchange relationships with more than 90 universities or institutions in more than 20 countries or regions, including the United States, Russia, the United Kingdom, France, Italy, Sweden, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Korea, and Singapore. There are 9 Chinese-foreign cooperative education programs, which provide students with various types and levels of overseas study and exchange opportunities, such as studying for a doctorate degree, dual degree joint training, mutual recognition of credits, joint graduation design, overseas internships, and international industry-university-research cooperation. Nearly 2,000 students received international education through Chinese-foreign cooperative education. More than a thousand international students receive academic education or participate in non-degree programs at school.

With the comprehensive deepening of the reform and development of higher education in China, Shanghai University of Engineering Science is guiding the reform, transformation and development of school education with Xi Jinping’s new era of socialist ideas with Chinese characteristics and the spirit of the 19th CPC National Congress. The goals of the “three new steps” established by the Second Party Congress, vigorously implement the three development strategies of “strong talents, distinctive development, and internationalization”, take root in Chinese universities, and cultivate high-quality engineering applications for the role of national rejuvenation. Talents, confidently move forward in the journey of building a domestic first-class high-level modern engineering application-oriented university.


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